Accuracy of preoperative templating in total hip arthroplasty.

  title={Accuracy of preoperative templating in total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Andrew Riddick and Adam Smith and D Phill Thomas},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic surgery},
  volume={22 2},
PURPOSE To assess the accuracy of templating in total hip arthroplasty (THA). METHODS Anteroposterior pelvic radiographs of 20 men and 33 women aged 17 to 80 (mean, 60) years who underwent uncemented THA of the right (n=24) and left (n=29) sides using a single prosthesis were reviewed. A 30-mm-diameter scaling ball was placed between the patient's legs for calculating the magnification factor (MF) of the radiographs. The planned THA was templated using computer software. The positioning of… CONTINUE READING
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